VOV.VN -The Vietnamese Party and State have yearned for a fair society where all citizens have the right to contribute and enjoy benefits. Vietnam is now set to narrow the wealth gap to realize the long-term goal of social fairness.
Minister and Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung said the economic performance in the January-August period is very positive, raising hope about achieving the target of 6.7 percent economic growth this year.
Well-designed, sustainable and resilient infrastructure will enhance economic growth, boost productivity and provide significant positive flow-on effectives, heard a meeting of the APEC Committee on Trade and Investment (CTI) in Ho Chi Minh City on August 19.
Vietnam’s business climate is anticipated to improve in the second half of 2017, but economic growth will be at 6.5 percent, falling short of the Government’s target.
VOV.VN - The Economic Intelligence Unit of the Economist has forecast the GDP economic growth of Vietnam to be far below expectations for the five-year period 2017-2021.
The restructuring of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) needs to be done more efficiently so that they become engines that boost economic growth, experts said.
Vietnam can no longer rely on the increasing investment by the public sector and exploitation of natural resources to drive its economic growth in the future, the Prime Minister’s newly established economic council warned in its very first meeting.
VOV.VN - Employers in the major urban areas of Vietnam are looking to hire workers with better training and skills development, said speakers at a symposium in Hanoi earlier this month addressing the ‘talent emergency’ the country faces.
VOV.VN- Vietnam is among the globe’s top 10 countries most negatively affected by climate change and extreme weather events, said the Asian Development Bank in a report released on July 13.
With Vietnam looking to develop tourism into a key driver of economic growth, a US travel site is urging travellers to check out the best of the country before it is too late.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has suggested the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan seek ways to mobilise resources from the society to invest in transportation infrastructure development, thus propelling socio-economic growth and connecting with regional localities.
Swiss investment bank UBS has forecast that Vietnam will marginally outpace China’s economic growth for the first time in 2018.
VOV.VN - The Hanoi Department of Information and Communications has announced that city officials have scheduled an infrastructure investment conference for June 25 to discuss plans for future economic growth.
APEC tourism ministers has reiterated the significant role of tourism, and particularly high value tourists, in stimulating economic growth and fostering connectivity in a statement adopted at the APEC High Level Policy Dialogue on Sustainable Tourism held in Quang Ninh province on June 19.
Nguyen Thi Hong, deputy governor of the State Bank of Vietnam, said as of May end bank credit had grown at 6.58 per cent in the year-to-date, an eight-year high.
VOV.VN - The business community has embraced the 12th Party Central Committee’s resolution on reforming and improving the efficiency of state-owned enterprises and the new Law on Support for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises.
Removing business barriers, clarifying responsibility of management units and dealing with bad debts are among solutions raised at a workshop in Hanoi on June 15, aiming to ensure the rapid and sustainable economic growth in the mid term.
The congress of the Association of Vietnamese in Japan took place at the Embassy of Vietnam in Tokyo on May 28, attracting representatives from Vietnamese societies in the host country, from students to businessmen.
Ministers and vice ministers from Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Malaysia, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam met in Hanoi on May 21 to discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement.
VOV.VN - Economists have warned that elevated levels of short term corporate debt threaten the economic stability of Vietnam.